Medical Assistant - Family Practice

Location
Borgess Health, Portage, MI
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 12, 2017
Closes
Dec 12, 2017
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Title:Medical Assistant

City, State: Portage,MI

Location: Borgess at Woodbridge Hills

Department: FP Woodbridge

Additional Job Details:FT Rotating

Marketing Statement

Your Connection to Wellness

Borgess isnt only a place where people go to get well. Its a place where people learn to stay well and live well. Its where caregivers and patients connect for lasting wellness. We believe connecting with people at many different levels fosters an environment for better healing. Together, through sharing compassionate care and medical expertise, weve touched hundreds of thousands of lives in meaningful ways.
Job Description

Job Summary:

The Medical Assistant assists with the examination and treatment of patients under the direction of a physician.

Responsibilities:
  • Assists with treatments ordered by physician as supervised by physician or registered nurse. Performs select clinical duties.
  • Interviews patients, measures vital signs, and records information on patients' charts. Prepares treatment rooms for examination of patients.
  • Performs basic clerical duties including answering the phone, maintaining records, and filing.
  • Performs basic materials management functions to include ordering and stocking of supplies. Assists with maintaining a clean and orderly environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy.
  • Assist with medical instruments or equipment needed to administer patient care.
  • Perform vitals on patients.
  • Skill in assisting physician in a variety of treatments and medications as directed.
  • Perform a facilitator role in shared medical appointments.
  • Upon completion of training, has ability to perform computer download process for patient diabetes equipment including glucose meter, CGMS system and insulin pump
  • Educate patients on diabetes and related issues and medications.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Qualifications
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within3 Months (90 days)of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • CertifiedMedical Assistant.

Education:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required
  • In lieu of experience, graduation from a Medical Assistant program required at start date

Work Experience:
  • In lieu of graduation from a Medical Assistant program, a minimum of 3 years experience functioning in a medical assisting role required.

How To Apply

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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